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Summer food safety tips to keep your family healthy

If you're planning a picnic or barbecue outside this summer, it's important to know how to store and prepare food to keep bacteria and cancer-causing chemicals away.

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Why it’s important for you to drink water and stay hydrated

This may be obvious to some, but water is very important to your health. What does it really do for your body? Get that answer and more in this blog.

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Creole gumbo

This tasty creole gumbo is a popular American dish that has West African and French influence. It includes a variety of proteins and an option to turn up the heat.

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Potato health benefits and why you should eat more spuds

Potatoes are often overlooked as part of a healthy meal. However, these starchy vegetables have a lot of health benefits and nutrients. Check out why you should be eating more potatoes.

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Paleo diet: What it is and why it's not for everyone

The paleo diet is a popular eating trend, but it's not the best plan for everyone. Our registered dietitians explain the diet, the health benefits it can provide, and the health risks it can bring.

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Chickpea cake with spring salad, vinaigrette, and hummus

In celebration of Earth Day, UC Davis Health's Food and Nutrition Team brings you a delicious whole food, plant-based, gluten-free meal. Watch the Facebook Live as our chefs walk you through step-by-step.

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Why is breakfast important? Our dietitian gives healthy breakfast ideas

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? What are some healthy breakfast foods? Our registered dietitian Melinda Gong answers these questions and more about breakfast.

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Our dietitians celebrate a world of flavors for Nutrition Month

Our registered dietitians share some of their favorite foods from around the world in celebration of National Nutrition Month. Check it out! You may find some new dishes you'll want to try.

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Intermittent fasting: Benefits, how it works, and is it right for you?

Intermittent fasting remains a popular diet trend. However, it may not be for everyone. Our registered dietitian takes a look at the pros and cons and explains if it could be the right eating plan for you.

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3 tips for healthy weight loss in the new year

Don't look to diet in the new year. Instead, follow these three tips from our registered dietitian that will help you slowly lose and keep off those pesky extra pounds.

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